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  • Locations: Minneapolis/St. Paul, United States
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: HECUA 
  • Program Cost: Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Final Application Deadline Decision Timeline Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 10/01/2021 10/01/2021 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.0 Subject Areas: American Culture and Difference, Business, Communication and Journalism, Economics, Education, English, Entrepreneurship, Interdisciplinary Courses, Journalism, Marketing, Media Studies, Philosophy, Social Work, Sociology & Criminal Justice, Theater, Urban Studies, Women's Studies
Housing Options: Apartment/Flat Internship Available: Yes
Program Sponsor: HECUA
Program Description:


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Learn how the arts can create choice, change and connection in a nationally recognized center for creativity and community. 

Description

What is art for? Who is allowed to be an artist? Where do you find art, and what happens when it finds you? Seek the answers to these questions in a gallery or a museum, but on busy street corners, vacant storefronts, and empty lots. Meet local artists whose work addresses issues of inequity and injustice. Step into a poetry mobile, or tour a formerly foreclosed house transformed into a living museum. Tap into a growing movement of artists pushing the boundaries of what creativeUndergraduate)

  • Qualifications

    * You must have completed your first year in college
    * You must be in good academic standing - 2.5 GPA or higher (any GPA lower than 2.5 will receive extra evaluation and may not be eligible)
    * You must meet all requirements of the specific HECUA program
    * You must complete all home campus requirements for off-campus study

    All students are welcome on HECUA programs. Selection is based on your completed application, past academic performance, recommendations, and the match between the program and your own interests, goals and expectations. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • Intern Types

    • Art/Fine Arts
    • Communications
    • Creative Writing
    • Education
    • Humanities
    • Interdisciplinary
    • Liberal Arts
    • Music
    • Political Science/Politics
    • Social Sciences
    • Urban & Regional Planning
    • Women's Studies
    • Theater, Drama, Dance
  • Languages

    • English
  • Subject Areas

    • Art/fine Arts
    • Communications
    • Conflict Studies
    • Development Studies
    • Economics
    • Education
    • Humanities
    • Interdisciplinary
    • Liberal Arts
    • Music
    • Political Science/politics
    • Public Admin, Public Policy, Govt
    • Social Sciences
    • Sociology
    • Urban & Regional Planning
    • Women's Studies
  • Program Fees:

    Program fees may vary. Check the HECUA website, here, for the most up to date information.

  • Cost Include Description:

    Tuition, internship placement and supervision and all course related field visits.

  • Experience Required

    no

  • Scholarships are Available

    HECUA provides $750 Scholarships for Community Engagement, $1,500 Scholarships for Social Justice, and four $4,000 Scholarships for Racial Justice for semester-length programs each fall and spring. More information about the application process for either scholarship, here, is available on the HECUA website or by contacting the organization.

  • Application Process Involves

    • Online or Paper Application
    • Essay
    • Letters of Reference
    • Transcript



Program Structure
The local HECUA office and staff organize cultural activities, academics, and housing and provide onsite student support.
Visit the HECUA page for all program information including: academics, course dates, cost, housing and excursions.
Application Process for Other Approved Programs
This program is offered through one of our approved program partners. In order to participate you must apply through, and be approved, by both St. Thomas and the program.
 
Application Process

  1. Attend a first-step session. Dates posted online at stthomas.edu/studyabroad.
  2. Schedule an advising meeting. This meeting will review:
    1. any questions you have about studying abroad, including program selection if you are considering multiple programs.
    2. the course approval process
    3. how to apply to Other Approved Programs
  3. Notify your study abroad advisor of final program selection.
  4. Complete all St. Thomas application materials by the St. Thomas application deadline.
  5. Complete program application via the program’s website by their deadline.
 
University of St. Thomas application deadlines:
October 1 for January Term and spring semester programs
March 15 for summer, fall semester and year-long programs.
Please note that some programs have deadlines earlier than St. Thomas.
 
St Thomas Criteria for Participation
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5.
  • Students may not apply for, maintain an approved application, nor participate in a Study Abroad program while on academic or conduct probation. Any disciplinary records may be a consideration for approval to participate in an off-campus programs.
  • View all eligibility requirements for study abroad through St. Thomas: stthomas.edu/studyabroad > Student Policies.
  • Some programs have additional criteria.

 
Financial Aid/Scholarships
Financial Aid Awards (grants, loans and scholarships) typically apply to study abroad. Visit stthomas.edu/financialaid for instructions.
The Office of Study Abroad, and other approved program partners, offers scholarships. Visit stthomas.edu/studyabroad, and the program’s website, for details.


Program Information
For additional program information, contact the program partner.
For application procedures contact Study Abroad.
 
Office of Study Abroad
University of St. Thomas
MHC 212 (Mail 5026)
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096 USA
Tel: 1.651.962.6450
Fax: 1.651.962.5199
Email: studyabroad@stthomas.edu
stthomas.edu/studyabroad